Harold Robbins The Dream Merchants signed first edition book is for sale. This is the first edition of Harold Robbins The Dream Merchants that was published by Alfred A. Knopf New York in 1949.
Harold Robbins was a former Universal Studios employee and based the rags to riches story of a young man who comes to Hollywood and builds a film studio on the Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle. This is a wonderful look at the very early days of silent films to the talkies.
The Harold Robbins inscription and autograph to the front free endpaper reads:
“To Irving Hoffman With Best Wishes Harold Robbins”
This wonderful Harold Robbins signed book comes in The Dream Merchants original blue binding with blind stamped decoration to the front board and gilt lettering and decoration to the spine.
The original publisher’s blue boards are in Good condition with corner knocks and edges, knocks to the top and bottom of the spine, and fading to the spine.
There are 496 numbered pages, top edges tinted red, which are in overall Very Good condition. There is light age toning to the endpapers but the blue ink Harold Robbins inscription and signature is still very bright and vivid.